Jan. 29, 2015—Garrison Social Justice Scholars will receive supplemental scholarships and summer stipends to support preparation for careers in social justice and public interest law.
Jan. 28, 2015—Law and Innovation program will offer classes, internships, fellowships and other experiential learning opportunities focused on changes in modern legal practice.
Jan. 27, 2015—Justice Liu delivered an informal talk moderated by Professor Ganesh Sitaraman on January 22.
Jan. 20, 2015—Rossi's SCOTUSblog post addresses ONEOK Inc. v. Learjet Inc., which deals with the scope of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's enforcement authority and whether state regulation of energy firms presents a conflict with federal law.
Dec. 30, 2014—California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Andre Davis of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will deliver talks and visit VLS classes.
Dec. 17, 2014—Sanghavi will work at the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee to develop a legal advocacy program to help people with criminal convictions reenter their communities.
Dec. 5, 2014—A former partner with Miller & Martin, McDonough currently serves as chief of staff for Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke
Dec. 4, 2014—An expert in copyright law, Gervais directs the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program.
Nov. 21, 2014—Ashford currently serves as acting assistant attorney general and as deputy assistant attorney general for appellate and review in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice.
Nov. 13, 2014—Prestige of undergraduate university affects earnings even when graduates of less elite undergraduate institutions attend prestigious graduate schools.
Nov. 5, 2014—Lance represents New Jersey’s 7th District and Messer Indiana’s 6th District.
Oct. 24, 2014—Blumstein will oversee appellate litigation in state and federal courts and advise Attorney General Herbert Slatery.
Oct. 22, 2014—Gervais, director of the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program, gave a keynote speech, "U.S. Copyright in International Context," at international forum.
Oct. 21, 2014—Five international experts will discuss the current state of copyright law in an Oct. 24 forum moderated by Daniel Gervais.
Oct. 16, 2014—Study conducted by Thomas with C.N.V. Krishnan and Steven D. Solomon examines outcomes of 1,739 class action lawsuits challenging the fairness of M&A transactions between 2003 and 2012.
Oct. 10, 2014—Shinall asks if weight should become the sixth protection under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Oct. 10, 2014—Downer is the second Vanderbilt Law graduate in the past two years to win the prestigious award
Sep. 9, 2014—Interdisciplinary guide’s co-authors include neuroscientist Jeffrey Schall and law professor Francis Shen of the University of Minnesota.
Aug. 27, 2014—Barrett was “a powerful voice for social justice, civil rights and civil liberties” in Nashville for more than 55 years.
Aug. 26, 2014—Order of the Coif members are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.